Janet Jackson made her first public appearance in more than a year for the Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Friday.
Jackson was photographed walking into the Vogue Fashion event surrounded by bodyguards. She wore a black, long-sleeved ensemble and a diamond necklace, with her hair in a sleek, high ponytail.
The 48-year-old’s makeup artist, Preston Meneses, shared a photo from the evening via Instagram.
“Such a wonderful time here in #Dubai with my sis painted by me #makeupartist #prestonmakeup #vogue #voguedubai #makeup #makeupforever #janetjackson,” he wrote.
Celebuzz reported that Jackson was also accompanied by her husband, billionaire Wissam Al Mana, on Friday. Jackson and Al Mana wed in a private ceremony in 2012. The couple confirmed their marriage to the press last year.
Jackson has not made a public appearance since amfAR’s Cinema Against AIDS Gala in May 2013, Us Weekly noted.